We need space and a mini-minivan just won’t cut it.My college friend, an eco-mama, drives a mini-minivan for lots of reasons: great gas mileage, safe and her 2 kids are still small (5 & 6). After road-tripping with the Sienna, and being able to pack it with electronics, pillows, food and still sit comfortably for hours, I can’t imagine cramming all my stuff plus 3 kids into her mini for the same trip! Baby steps….